The Parks Trust 2018 Photography Competition

We want all keen amateur photographers to enter our 2018 Photography Competition!
The competition is open to people of all ages, with youth and adult sections for each of the three categories; Wildlife, Landscape and Parklife.
There will be one overall winner of the competition, who will receive £350 of centre:mk gift vouchers. There will then be five other winners (youth and adult winners from each category, excluding the category which the overall winner was selected from) who will receive £50 in centre:mk vouchers.

IMPORTANT: ALL  photographs entered that have an identifiable person in (the front of an individual) will require photograph consent from that individual. If that person is younger than 13 years old, the consent must be sought from their parent/guardian. Any photo consent forms should be submitted alongside the image for a valid entry, through the form below. 

Please read the competition's terms and conditions before you enter (click here for competition T&Cs)

The closing date for The Parks Trust's 2018 Photography Competition is Thursday 6th September 2018. The winners will be announced on Thursday 20th September 2018.

Image Upload

Please make sure you have read the competition terms and conditions before you enter

Please ensure you name your image file correctly. It should carry your name, the category entered and photo location. E.g. JohnBrown.Wildlife.Caldecottelake.jpg

You can only submit one image per category (you do not have to submit an image for all three categories)

All submitted images must be in high res JPEG Format, min. 300 dpi

Your image upload must not exceed 30MB for all three images

Please enter in numerical format, e.g. 01/01/1987

Please upload your consent form if people feature in your entered photos


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